KUALA LUMPUR: AN A-level Science student R. Deviyah Daranee has been crowned Miss Malaysia Earth 2012. Deviyah won a trophy, RM4,000 and a return air ticket to the Philipines.
The 20-year-old who wants to be an accountant also bagged subsidiary titles such as Miss Best Eco-Design and second-runner-up for Miss Talent.
The beauty pageant took place at Syuen Hotel, Ipoh, Perak on Sunday 15th July 2012.
Deidre Ann Walker, an 18-year-old veterinary student from Sabah, was the first-runner-up. She was also crowned Miss Media.
She received RM1,000, sponsored gifts and a modelling assignment with Star Avenue Productions.
Kylie Wong, a 19-year-old university student from Perak emerged as the second-runner-up. She also won the Miss Facebook and Miss Glamour titles, RM1,000, gifts and a modelling contract.
The third and fourth runners-up were Teoh Lee Miang of Pahang and Elaine Kho of Sarawak. They received RM1,000 and RM500 respectively.
Miss Charity was won by Deborah Yap, Miss Tropical Beauty/Miss Personality by Jacquelinn Yap, Miss Talent by Xandria Ban, Miss Charming by Joanna Marie Faurillo, Miss Cosmopolitan by Livonia Ricky Guing and Miss Goodwill by Phine Loo. The night started with the contestants parading in traditional costumes, swim wear, trendy dresses and evening gowns.
“The winner will be contesting at the Miss Earth 2012, to be held in the Philippines by year-end,” said Star Avenue Productions director Veandra Voon